This model such as Elvis first car, the Lincoln Zephyr Coupe was released in 1942 it's very rare car only 1236 ever made and as the picture is one of them, has been restored and rebuilt by Bob Carter a few years ago.
This is an original, restored 4 WD General Purpose Truck built for the U.S. Government with a numbers matching 4 cylinder “Go Devil” 134ci L-head, 60 hp engine. Early SLAT GRILLS had no glove box, they had a round muffler, oil bath air cleaner and filter, rubber hood bumpers, solid wheels, piano hinges on the tool box lids, three bolt spare tire carrier, no blackout driving lamps and no gas can holder. The makers name was embossed on the rear panel and a welded slat grill on the Willys. This Jeep is complete with Maintenance Manual in English and Russian (This was a “lend lease” vehicle) known as a VEP Jeep at S/N 124833. Only 200 slat grills are estimated to have survived through 2006 according to Army Motors, the official magazine of the Military Vehicle Preservation Assoc.